The Geography program develops and strengthens your ability to interpret and explain the occurrence, spatial distribution, and interrelationships of the Earth's physical features and social elements.

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Urban Studies

Urban Studies is a broad interdisciplinary program designed to provide an integrated understanding of the social, political, economic, environmental and cultural processes that shape urban life.

Earth Science

Earth Science

Earth Science is the study of the materials that make up the Earth and the natural and human processes that shape the landscape.

Interested in graduate studies?

The Department of Geography offers thesis-based and course-based graduate programs.

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Geographic Field Studies

Summer 2020 Information Sessions

Wednesday, February 12th @ 11:00 am in ES 319 

Thursday, February 13th @ 1:00 pm in ES 319

Applications are now open.


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New graduate certificate in Geospatial Information Technology gives students an edge in job market

Housed in the Department of Geography, the program will appeal to a wide range of disciplines from arts to engineering...

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Five ways families can help tackle climate change

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Nominations open for 2020 Sustainability Awards

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Strong Killam Prize showing for Faculty of Arts

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In the Media

In the News: Shelley Alexander, Geography, in CBC News

Calgary woman campaigns for humans and coyotes to coexist peacefully

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In the News: Greg McDermid, Geography; Sheri Madigan, Psychology, in The Good Men Project

5 Ways Families Can Help Tackle Climate Change

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In the News: Shelley Alexander, Geography, in CBC News

Number of coyotes sauntering down Calgary streets and snatching pets has leapt by 66% — but don't panic

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In the News: Brock Parksk, undergraduate student, Geography, in Meltwater Newswire

What shall we do with Stephen Avenue?

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